Custom Hearing Aids (ITE / ITC / CIC)
Custom Hearing Aids also known as In-the-Ear (ITE), In-the-Canal (ITC) or Completely-in-Canal (CIC). They are custom moulded to fit specifically into the individuals ear and come in a wide range of sizes and styles.
Independent Hearing offers a wide range of high quality custom hearing aids with many options such as: volume control, program buttons, inbuilt tinnitus programs and now also comes in a rechargeable option.
Advantages of Custom Hearing Aids
In-the-Ear (ITE): The larger of the custom styles which allows this style to have the most features of the custom style devices. Due to the larger size of the device it allows for a larger battery size which increases the power output and battery life for this style of device. Added features such as Tele-Coil, Program Buttons, Volume Wheels can also be added and the latest models also now come in a rechargeable option.
In-the-Canal (ITC): The ITC hearing aid is a smaller version of the ITE and boasts many of the same abilities. Given the reduction in size controls such as the volume wheel or program button are typically not available as the reduced size removes the ability to add these features. For individuals looking for a more discreet option with similar output to the ITE then this may be the option for you.
Completely-in-Canal (CIC): The CIC hearing aid is the smaller version of the custom hearing aid range. This style is very discreet and a is popular version of the custom style of hearing aids.
Hearing Aids to Suit Every Need
Hearing Aids come in a wide range of shapes and sizes. From the invisible in canal hearing aids designed to be concealed entirely in the canal to the newer receiver in canal models that come rechargeable and directly stream to your mobile phone. No matter what your preference there is a style to suit every need. To assist you with your selection we have provided information on the different types of hearing aids below.
Invisible Hearing Aids (IIC)
IIC hearing aids are designed to be concealed completely in the ear canal. These invisible-in-canal hearing aids are custom fit and are the most discreet hearing aid style available in the market.
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